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BIO

Ewan is a lawyer in the Montague and Morell offices of Cox & Palmer, and maintains a general practice covering litigation, corporate & commercial, municipal, financing, and real estate law.

He represents individuals, municipalities and companies, including private and non-profit corporations, lending institutions, insurers, and professionals, in a broad range of matters including: contracts, human resources, incorporation, intellectual property, immigrant investment, leases, purchase and sale, regulatory filings, risk management, family trusts, business succession planning, collections, construction and mechanics’ liens, wills and estates, landlord and tenant, real and personal property, security enforcement, and personal injury, disability, motor vehicle, product commercial, marine and property insurance claims and coverage issues.

Experience

  • Solicitor for several municipalities, including Town Solicitor for the Town of Montague
  • Acted as counsel to the Law Society of Prince Edward Island in professional regulation, investigation and disciplinary matters
  • Acted for the government of Canada and the Province of Prince Edward Island in collection matters, property tax sales and as an adjudicator
  • Appeared at all levels of Court in Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick, participated in numerous mediations, and appeared before various administrative tribunals and boards

BACKGROUND

Bar Admission

  • New Brunswick (1996)
  • Prince Edward Island (1999)

Law School

  • University of New Brunswick

Education

  • University of Prince Edward Island (B.A. 1991)
  • University of New Brunswick (L.L.B. 1995)

Professional Activities & Affiliations

  • Legislation Committee Chair – Law Society of Prince Edward Island
  • Past President – Canadian Bar Association (P.E.I. Branch) and National Board Member

Community & Volunteer Activities

  • Board Member, Executive Committee Member, and Chair of Governance and Nominating Committee – Canadian Partnership Against Cancer
  • Past National Chair – Canadian Prostate Cancer Research Initiative
  • Past President – Canadian Cancer Society, Prince Edward Island Division and National Board Member and current Division Honourary Solicitor and Finance Audit Review Committee Member
  • Past President – Rotary Club of Montague
  • President – Liberal Party of Prince Edward Island
  • Board Member – Winsloe Charlottetown Royals Football Club
  • Volunteer – Minor Hockey and Soccer Coach

Law Society Memberships

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Law Society of Prince Edward Island